The U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy changed leadership June 23 when Command Sgt. Maj. Jimmy Sellers assumed the responsibility as commandant from Command Sgt. Maj. Dennis Defreese during a change of responsibility ceremony held in the Academy’s Cooper Lecture Center, Fort Bliss, Texas. Maj. Gen. John S. Kem, Provost for Army University and Deputy Commandant for the Command and General Staff College, presided over the ceremony and gave remarks after the unit colors were passed between the outgoing and incoming commandants.